We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Mr

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant, even though it was extremely busy the service was... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
caribodie
via mobile
Great Vibes

Church Street and the Gay Village are fabulous! Delicious restaurants and outdoor cafes. Just an... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
OrmosGadde
,
Orangeville, Canada
Read all 92 reviews
43
All photos (43)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“gay community”(4 reviews)
“rainbow”(5 reviews)
“flags”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Church Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C8, Canada
Downtown
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Toronto
from $31.20
More Info
from $26.70
More Info
from $11.00
More Info
from $18.14
More Info
Reviews (92)
Filter reviews
60 results
Traveler rating
21
25
7
3
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
21
25
7
3
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews gay community rainbow flags culture life
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 60 reviews
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant, even though it was extremely busy the service was excellent and I will tell you without any reservations that the food was great,as a matter of fact I enjoyed it so much that I actually went back the...More

Thank caribodie
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Church Street and the Gay Village are fabulous! Delicious restaurants and outdoor cafes. Just an all around good vibe. Loved it.

Thank OrmosGadde
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I walked along this street on a Saturday evening. There isn’t much on this street other than the gay village which is further north of downtown Toronto, and has some restaurants and clubs on either side. I’ve heard that it’s sketchy and dangerous at night,...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I am no newcomer to Gayborhoods. I love gayborhoods! Church St feels to me like a very little gayborhood and also I find it very caché and big. Not sure why. There are your common gay pubs, some more fashionable cafes and bars. The normal...More

Thank SergioLeon33
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in this neighborhood for two nights and I loved it. I was a woman travelling alone and I felt completely safe walking around at night. People were helpful and kind.

Thank Francis D
Reviewed April 3, 2018

A very run down area. Lots of homeless and people with mental health issues on the streets. Discarded needles in the parks. Only a handful of decent shops but would not be surprised if they close soon and move out of the area. A great...More

1  Thank isaiahvanmillingen
Reviewed February 3, 2018

After a few years I decided to come back with a few friends to the Church/Wellesley area for a night out. There was no Byzantium, no Slack Alice, No Zelda's, etc, etc, etc. All the places we entered were sad looking with NO atmosphere. No...More

2  Thank Christian I
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Sadly this area has become squalid and dangerous. Violence and antisocial behavior have become a daily if not an hourly occurrence. The area is awash with homeless, drug addicts and people newly released from prison. Whilst they have their own stories and challenges it is...More

1  Thank Mark O
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I love going to gay bars and pubs. I love the nightlife and the boozy drinks. Truth be told, however: the Toronto gay village on Church Street is really in decline. Some of the very decent restaurants have been replaced by dumpier, not-so-great diners, or...More

2  Thank Tinygoat
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This is the centre of the city's gay culture, but there is little here to necessarily identify it as such, unless you are there for the nightlife. As such it is not really a site in itself, as it is mostly just a bunch of...More

Thank Edward W
View more reviews
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 136 nearby hotels
Wellesley Manor Boutique Hotel
43 reviews
.14 miles away
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
1,800 reviews
.18 miles away
Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Downtown
721 reviews
.18 miles away
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Toronto Downtown
1,745 reviews
.26 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9,445 nearby restaurants
Sambucas On Church
147 reviews
.07 miles away
The Churchmouse and Firkin
137 reviews
.03 miles away
Kintaro Izakaya
43 reviews
.02 miles away
O'Grady's on Church
113 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,664 nearby attractions
Maple Leaf Gardens
137 reviews
.15 miles away
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
13 reviews
.15 miles away
Crews/Tango
40 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Church Street staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines